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Why Are the Marshall Islands Taking India and Pakistan to Court Over Nuclear Weapons?
March 08, 2016
Why Are the Marshall Islands Taking India and Pakistan to Court Over Nuclear Weapons?
The tiny Pacific island state is trying to hold nuclear weapons states accountable to their disarmament commitments.
Why Are the Marshall Islands Taking India and Pakistan to Court Over Nuclear Weapons?
What Does Australia's Defense White Paper Actually Say?
March 05, 2016
What Does Australia's Defense White Paper Actually Say?
When reading Australia's latest defense white paper, it's prudent to take stock of the greater picture.
What Does Australia's Defense White Paper Actually Say?
Cyclone Winston Wreaks Havoc on Fiji
February 25, 2016
Cyclone Winston Wreaks Havoc on Fiji
It was one of the South Pacific's fiercest storms on record.
Cyclone Winston Wreaks Havoc on Fiji
Australia's Foreign Minister Gets Chilly Welcome in China
February 19, 2016
Australia's Foreign Minister Gets Chilly Welcome in China
Julie Bishop is challenged on defense ties with Japan and the South China Sea during her visit to Beijing.
Australia's Foreign Minister Gets Chilly Welcome in China
Drought in the Marshall Islands
February 16, 2016
Drought in the Marshall Islands
The Pacific Island nation has declared a state of national emergency.
Drought in the Marshall Islands
Epilogue to the South Pacific Tuna Treaty
February 15, 2016
Epilogue to the South Pacific Tuna Treaty
An outdated tuna treaty may have breathed its last. Time for a new U.S. policy for the Pacific.
Epilogue to the South Pacific Tuna Treaty
Australia Due for a Cabinet Shake-up After Scandals, Resignations
February 13, 2016
Australia Due for a Cabinet Shake-up After Scandals, Resignations
Scandals, sackings, and run-of-the-mill retirements mean Malcolm Turnbull will have to fill his Cabinet with new faces.
Australia Due for a Cabinet Shake-up After Scandals, Resignations
Australian Court Upholds Offshore Detention Policy
February 09, 2016
Australian Court Upholds Offshore Detention Policy
The question of what to do with asylum seekers is fraught with moral and political dilemmas.
Australian Court Upholds Offshore Detention Policy
Kevin Rudd and the UN Secretary General Role
February 07, 2016
Kevin Rudd and the UN Secretary General Role
Could the former Australian prime minister take the top job at the United Nations?
Kevin Rudd and the UN Secretary General Role
'Nearly All' Australian Patrols in South China Sea Are Challenged by China
February 05, 2016
'Nearly All' Australian Patrols in South China Sea Are Challenged by China
Australia's air force chief said more and more Australian patrol flights were being warned away by China.
'Nearly All' Australian Patrols in South China Sea Are Challenged by China
Australia’s Metadata Retention Law Back in the News
January 27, 2016
Australia’s Metadata Retention Law Back in the News
Some agencies requesting access seem to have little to do with national security.
Australia’s Metadata Retention Law Back in the News
Snap Elections in Vanuatu After Corruption Scandal in Parliament
January 24, 2016
Snap Elections in Vanuatu After Corruption Scandal in Parliament
After a year of destruction, both physical and political, Vanuatu hopes to move on.
Snap Elections in Vanuatu After Corruption Scandal in Parliament
US, Australia Focus on Islamic State During Turnbull’s First Visit to Washington
January 20, 2016
US, Australia Focus on Islamic State During Turnbull’s First Visit to Washington
While in the United States, Australia's PM focused mostly on the anti-ISIS campaign.
US, Australia Focus on Islamic State During Turnbull’s First Visit to Washington
Harassment Scandal Pushes Australian Minister to the Backbench
January 07, 2016
Harassment Scandal Pushes Australian Minister to the Backbench
What happens in Hong Kong doesn’t apparently stay in Hong Kong.
Harassment Scandal Pushes Australian Minister to the Backbench
A Happy Day for New Zealand’s Pastafarians
December 18, 2015
A Happy Day for New Zealand’s Pastafarians
The Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster was recently approved to perform marriages in New Zealand.
A Happy Day for New Zealand’s Pastafarians
Australia’s Unique Position in a Negotiated Political Resolution in Syria
December 14, 2015
Australia’s Unique Position in a Negotiated Political Resolution in Syria
Australia should have a role in a grand negotiated settlement.
Australia’s Unique Position in a Negotiated Political Resolution in Syria
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